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The blue sweater: bridging the gap between rich and poor in an interconnected world

By: Novogratz, Jacqueline.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi HarperCollins Publishers 2012Description: xvi, 314 p.ISBN: 9789350291894.Subject(s): Poverty | Charities | Economic assistance | MicrofinanceDDC classification: 339.46 Summary: The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who gave up a career in international banking to spend her life understanding global poverty and finding powerful new ways of tackling it. It all started in Virginia, with the blue sweater, a gift that quickly became her prized possession until the day she outgrew it and gave it away to Goodwill. Eleven years later, in Africa, she spotted a young boy wearing that very sweater, with her name still on the tag inside. That the sweater had come all the way to Rwanda was evidence of how we are all connected how our daily actions, and inaction, touch people across the globe people we may never know or meet. (http://www.harpercollins.co.in/BookDetail.asp?Book_Code=3237)
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The New York Times bestseller.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-297) and index.

The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who gave up a career in international banking to spend her life understanding global poverty and finding powerful new ways of tackling it. It all started in Virginia, with the blue sweater, a gift that quickly became her prized possession until the day she outgrew it and gave it away to Goodwill. Eleven years later, in Africa, she spotted a young boy wearing that very sweater, with her name still on the tag inside. That the sweater had come all the way to Rwanda was evidence of how we are all connected how our daily actions, and inaction, touch people across the globe people we may never know or meet. (http://www.harpercollins.co.in/BookDetail.asp?Book_Code=3237)

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